SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
RUTHERFORD JEFFREY L

(Last) (First) (Middle)
6060 PARKLAND BLVD

(Street)
MAYFIELD HEIGHTS OH 44124

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FERRO CORP [ FOE ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
V.P and CFO
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/08/2012
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/08/2012 P 40,000 A $4.9294 40,000 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Performance Share Unit $0 (1) 12/31/2014 Common Stock 58,200 58,200 D
Restricted Share Unit $0 04/02/2015 04/02/2015 Common Stock 23,300 23,300 D
Stock Options (Right to Buy) $5.95 04/02/2013 04/02/2022 Common Stock 49,900 49,900 D
Explanation of Responses:
1. Performance Share Units granted as a performance award, vesting based upon degree of acheivement of performance goal. At the end of the performance period, 50% of award is paid in common shares free of restrictions, and 50% is paid in cash. If the final amount is less than 100% of the share units, the balance is forfeited to the company.
/s/ John T. Bingle, Treasurer, by Power of Attorney 05/10/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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